Hours & Tickets

The Museum's North Entrance


J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate exhibition open every day 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (last ticket sold at 4:30 p.m.) 

Museum grounds remain open one hour after exhibits close.

Note: Exceptions to the schedule include inclement weather and other unexpected Museum closings. In such an event, there will be an alert on www.mysticseaport.org.

If you are planning a visit to our research library, please contact the Research Desk at 860.572.5367 or email collections@mysticseaport.org for hours of operation.


General admission tickets can be purchased online or at the north entrance in the Thompson Exhibition Building at 105 Greenmanville Avenue (Route 27) in Mystic. Free parking is directly across the street. For general admission questions, please call 860.572.0711. For group admission tickets, please call 860.572.5331.

Promotions & Special Offers

Special events, activities and other fees are ticketed on-grounds separately. Offers cannot be combined and are subject to change at any time. Please call 860.572.0711 with any pricing questions.

Active duty/retired military: Uniformed active duty military receive free admission. All non-uniformed active duty and retired military and their accompanying family members receive the group discount rate. All memberships receive a $10 discount.

Special needs visitors: 50 percent discount on admission. One adult attending to the special needs visitor receives 50 percent off admission.

Your birthday: Visit on your birthday and your admission is our gift to you! If you are a Museum member, bring a friend for free. Offer available to adults and children. Must present a valid photo ID or copy of birth certificate.

Free second-day admission: Each general admission ticket purchased at Mystic Seaport Museum is good for one admission on the day of purchase. Have your ticket validated before you leave and you may return the next business day for free (not included: tickets purchased after 3 p.m.).